• The 18th Century Fried Chicken Nathan Bailey’s 1736 cookbook Dictionarium Domesticum

    Nathan Bailey’s fried Chicken from the 1736 cookbook Dictionarium Domesticum

  • Mashed Potatoes Restaurant Style – The dead-arm technique

     This is the restaurant way of making mashed potatoes at scale. All credits to Ryan Goodwin. The technique is colloquially referred to as “dead arm” in the restaurant circles.

  • Beef Kheema

    Easy and cheap sautéed ground beef side dish for roti, naan and pita bread.

  • Where to buy spices if you are in the United States

    Short guide to the spices and condiments available at the Indian/Pakistani stores in the US. How cheap these are compared to safeway, target etc.

  • Pan glazed chicken in white wine

    I tried this out from PinchofYum’s – Skillet Chicken. It didn’t exactly get the yellow tinge but came out pretty fine. The beauty of this recipes is, it’s totally filling without any carbs and you get the whole things done in 30 -40 minutes without much work provide you get boneless thighs or breast

  • The Valentines Day dinner: Steak, wine and a little bit of love.

    Valentine’s Day is always a fine dining restaurant for us. There’s a certain appeal about restaurant food that you can’t argue. The plating, the ambience, the cut of meat, the rich sauces; it’s the whole package. Replicating this restaurant quality food at home is something I obsess. I go great leng

  • The South Indian green peas masala stew of your dreams

    You’ve seen ratatouille. That scene when Anton Ego takes that bite, only to be reminded of him mom’s cooking. Everyone has one. And this is mine. There’s also a story why I love this dish Puttu is a staple breakfast in my family. And as it goes, plantain is the “side dish”. It was so easy a breakfas

  • Fresh Corn Soup.

    It was corn season time in Bangalore and I so badly wanted to get this right. My previous attempts with corn weren’t that great, especially the sweet corn chicken soup. Almost all the corn based recipes used canned, pre cooked corns and that’s so much a deterrent for me. I wanted to use the fresh corn you get roadside. And then I came across David Lebovitz’s adaptation to this soup. This is pretty easy to make and once done stays for 4-5 days building up the flavor. My adaption was sweeter than I anticipated but I used a bit of soy sauce with every serving to get around it. If corn’s cheap in you area, this serves well! Some day I’ll add bacon to this 🙂

  • Minced simple chicken curry. A no spice stew – Jasha Marro

    This recipe is perhaps the biggest surprise I’ve had to chicken. Without any doubts this will top my list of the most delectable, easy and healthy chicken recipes of all time. It wasn’t a simple decision to try this though. Glancing through Priya’s recipe the very thought of spending time cooking a

  • Roasted Potatoes

    We made this!